Josef Kalvoda, Papers
Title: Josef Kalvoda, Papers
Creator: Kalvoda, Josef, 1923-1999
Quantity: 4 folders
Collection Number: MS 0271
Language: Czech, English
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Preferred Citation: Josef Kalvoda, Papers (MS 0271). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
Josef Kalvoda served as professor of history and political science at St. Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, columnist, advisor of federal ministry of education in the U.S., and president of Christian-democrat movement in exile. He obtained American citizenship in 1956 and a bachelor's degree in political science and history from Hunter College of the City University of New York. He graduated with an M. A. and later Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University of New York.
Scope and Content:
The collection consists of several papers, essays, reviews, and articles by Josef Kalvoda.
Karel Kramar -- Czechoslovakia
Josef Kalvoda -- Essays
Soviet Union -- Cold War
Folder 1. Essays, articles, reviews by Kalvoda
Includes essays on Czech and Slovak prisoners of war in Russia, T.G. Masaryk in America in 1918, Karol Wojtyla, Marxism and the Marxist-Leninists, a Czech view on Czechoslovak-Polish confederation, the rise and fall of Alexander Dubcek, a review of the book East European Integration and East-West Trade, articles from Denni hlasatel by Kalvoda (1982), an article from Nase hlasy about Edward Benes (February 27, 1982), a review of Kalvoda's book, an article from Hlasy Cechu a Slovaku v Australii about the Jalta conference in 1945, a bulletin about Karel Kramar written by Kalvoda, and on Benes' politics during the WWII. In Czech and English.
Folder 2. Article, "The Czechoslovak Problem," 1984
Article by Kalvoda in Nationalities Papers on the division between Slovaks and Czechs.
Folder 3. Memoirs, "Pameti Vaclava Cerneho," 1984, Dec.
Memoirs of Vaclav Cerny by Josef Kalvoda published in Nove obzory.
Folder 4. Lecture, "Kramar contra Masaryk," 1985
Lecture titled "History and our destiny–Czechoslovakia, 1915-1985, " in Czech.
Related Material and Resources: Please see other Czech Heritage Collections under the Ethnic American Collections List.